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Washer smells like something is burning and it won't work at all

Our washer is about 2years old and I put clothes on DELICATE for the 1st time and the machine filled with water and then started smelling like something was burning electrically. We have turned it off and were wondering if there is something that might have burned out that we can replace ourselves without calling a repairman.

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  • kkpm Dec 05, 2008

    We have the smell of burning rubber also, on a Whirlpool LSN1000PQ1. My brother thought it might be a belt but when I called Sears they said they were not showing a belt for this machine. I was also washing on delicate and my machine is full of clothes and water too. Ugh!

  • abbiev Feb 07, 2009

    my washer has the same problem. Only it wasnt on delicate, it was on regular wash/large load... now it smells like burning rubber and i have a washer full of water... can i fix this? Please PLEASE tell me i can do this myself...

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I would check the motor, and also the coupler that mates the motor to the tranny

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